- Tablet computers, including iPads, are becoming more and more entrenched at Kansas University in both offices and classrooms as instructors figure out how to use them effectively.
- The School of Pharmacy at KU will require first-year students to purchase tablets.
- The journalism department at KU purchased iPads for classes, but students were reportedly embarrassed to take the devices out in public.
From the article:
As iPads and other tablet computers find their way into more classrooms and faculty offices around Kansas University, professors and others are trying to figure out how the new technology will change the way students learn on campus.
Various schools and departments are experimenting with the devices across the university, but they will play a large role at KU’s School of Pharmacy next fall, where first-year students at the school will be required to purchase them. ...